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Sarah...
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Hi Sarah, The show or mucous plug tends to be thicker and may have old blood in it which is different to the normal vaginal discharge. Sometimes y...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Keep a watch on your discharge and for any signs of cramping and notify your midwife if you do start to have signs of early labour. Most likel...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You really need to have missed a period before a test will show up as the hormone levels have to be high enough to register. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Amelia, It is much safer to have a natural birth than a caesarean. If you have had a baby before your next birth tends to be more straight forw...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, It can take several months for your body to adjust after the removal of an implant. You may not be pregnant and your period may arrive late. ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you have an average 28 day cycle then you ovulate around day 14 (day 1 is the first day of your period). If you have a longer or shorter cy...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Maree...
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Hi Kristie, He seems very strong willed and I think he is making a game of it now seeking your presence. I would be inclined to try ignoring him a...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi, If you have regular periods on a 28 day cycle there is a moderate risk of being fertile at this time. You need to visit your GP as soon as pos...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Bri, It can take a normal healthy couple at least six months to fall pregnant. Don’t worry too much just yet. If your period does not arr...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, You have a good chance of the baby turning into the head down position. Try not to worry too much for now. Try going for some longs regular wa...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Connie, This condition can sometimes be present during pregnancy as the kidneys don’t filter everything as well. IF they have checked you...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is difficult for me to assess what is happening. You may have a bladder infection or you may be constipated. Talk to your GP for possible t...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It could be either one. Do a home pregnancy test to check for pregnancy. Otherwise visit your GP for a check up it may take a few months to ge...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi Linda, To capture everyone`s attention it might be worthwhile `playing up` a little more during your reading session. Choose some books with l...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, This type of bleeding is most likely from around the edge of the placenta. Sometimes it can separate slightly or blood can accumulate under t...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Sel, Ovarian cysts can cause bleeding at any time. It will need to be checked regularly and if it is causing problems after the birth you may ...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If the bleeding settles then everything should be fine. If it worsens and you experience strong cramping then you need to have a check up. It...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Jess, Yes you can continue to do everything as normal and this includes lifting your older child. If you do experience problems with the pregn...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, No this is not normal if it is smelly you need to visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is advisable to visit your GP for a check up as you may need some extra treatment for your symptoms. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi Melanie, Your vaginal discharge does increase during pregnancy. If it is smelly or itchy then you may have an infection or thrush. Talk to you...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi, The techniques can be hard to do and not for everyone. Baby will fight you but you need to be persistent with the techniques if you want to wi...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Bianca, If your period was only 2 weeks ago it is too early to show up a positive pregnancy test. It may also be too early to be pregnant just ...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, Any bleeding in pregnancy is regarded as abnormal. Please visit your GP for a check up. If it is has stopped it is a good sign but you still n...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you think that you may be pregnant please do a pregnancy test. Fully breast feeding is not regarded as a sure way to prevent pregnancy. If ...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi Em, You probably need to visit your GP for a check up. It may be nothing but is better to be sure. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Leann...
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Hi There, Yes it can be common that bubs make negative associations to things that happened while they were sick, such as particular foods and as...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, It is really good that you have spoken to your doctor about your concerns. We are not able to diagnose reflux, but if you are unsure of the di...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, I am thinking if she is not feeding for 7 hours during the day is she asleep? And if she is staying awake for 2 hours during the night she may...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Sarah...
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Hi, It is very common to have one - two weeks difference between scans and dates. When they estimate your due date it is only an estimate and the ...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008